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CeeLo Booted From Military Base Performance

CeeLo Booted From Military Base Performance

by Jamilah King on September 5 2014, 11:07AM

But don’t feel too bad for him.

Topics: Culture

Congress to Consider Military Rape Legislation

Congress to Consider Military Rape Legislation

by Von Diaz on November 19 2013, 3:35PM

Military servicewomen are twice as likely to be sexually assaulted than non-military women.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

'Anti-Rape Wear' Reinforces Every Rape Myth You Can Think Of

‘Anti-Rape Wear’ Reinforces Every Rape Myth You Can Think Of

by Von Diaz on November 5 2013, 4:18PM

Yes, that’s right—rape-resistant underwear.

Topics: /NOW

Hundreds of Teens Behind Bars Report Sexual Assaults by Staffers

Hundreds of Teens Behind Bars Report Sexual Assaults by Staffers

by Jamilah King on June 6 2013, 12:06PM

Rape and sexual assault are frighteningly prevalent in the juvenile justice system.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Senate Approves Defense Bill That Authorizes Abortions at Military Facilities

by Jorge Rivas on December 5 2012, 2:31PM

In 2010 alone, there were at least 19,000 intra-military sexual assaults, according to the Defense Department.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

The Big Military Story No One Wants to Talk About Right Now: Rape

The Big Military Story No One Wants to Talk About Right Now: Rape

by Akiba Solomon on November 16 2012, 7:24AM

The General Petraeus sex scandal is all the rage. But we need to focus our attention on how the military is handling routine rape and retaliation against survivors in service.

Topics: Gender, Gender & Sexuality

Rape in Haiti: The Aftershocks Continue

Rape in Haiti: The Aftershocks Continue

by Michelle Chen on May 23 2011, 9:06AM

A year and a half later, squalid camps remain the only homes for hundreds of thousands of people, and reports of sexual violence inside them are rising.

Topics: Global Justice, Haiti

The NY Post Makes DSK's Alleged Rape Victim an AIDS Predator

The NY Post Makes DSK’s Alleged Rape Victim an AIDS Predator

by Akiba Solomon on May 20 2011, 12:20PM

In its lust for a salacious scoop, Rupert Murdoch’s chronically race-baiting tabloid has made both the alleged victim and her community into the villains.

Topics: Gender, DSK Rape Case, Health, Media

Lara Logan Speaks on Sexual Assault

Lara Logan Speaks on Sexual Assault

by Jamilah King on May 3 2011, 1:16PM

It’s an important time to tackle the real threat of violence that many women, especially those of color, face while reporting abroad.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

Alabama Senate Apologizes to Recy Taylor for 1944 Rape Case

Alabama Senate Apologizes to Recy Taylor for 1944 Rape Case

by Benjamin Greenberg on April 22 2011, 9:01AM

Taylor’s case has been a symbol of the sexual violence black women suffered for decades.

Topics: History

Recy Taylor Gets a Personal Sorry, But No Apology From Alabama

Recy Taylor Gets a Personal Sorry, But No Apology From Alabama

by Benjamin Greenberg on March 22 2011, 11:10AM

The 91-year-old’s family still wants a formal apology for the failure to investigate and prosecute her rapists for nearly 70 years.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, History, Recy Taylor

After Cleveland, Texas: Eight Ways Black Men Can Fight Rape

After Cleveland, Texas: Eight Ways Black Men Can Fight Rape

by Akiba Solomon on March 17 2011, 3:17PM

Anti-rape activist Dr. R’Leureux Lewis gives black men simple (and not-so-simple) ways to interrupt rape culture—and break down the negative stereotypes that help fuel it.

Topics: Gender, Texas Rape

Federal Civil Rights Suit Challenges Louisiana's Felony Sex Work Law

Federal Civil Rights Suit Challenges Louisiana’s Felony Sex Work Law

by Jordan Flaherty on March 17 2011, 10:19AM

Jordan Flaherty follows up on last year’s report of an archaic anti-gay law that puts sex workers in child molestation registries.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Gender & Sexuality

Recy Taylor May Finally See Alabama Acknowledge Her 1944 Rape

Recy Taylor May Finally See Alabama Acknowledge Her 1944 Rape

by Benjamin Greenberg on March 16 2011, 3:00AM

She was one of literally uncounted black women who were assaulted without justice in Jim Crow’s South.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, History, Recy Taylor

The Gang Rape of a Latina 6th Grader, and a Horrific Community Response

The Gang Rape of a Latina 6th Grader, and a Horrific Community Response

by Akiba Solomon on March 14 2011, 2:48PM

Eighteen black boys and men are accused of gang-raping an 11-year-old Latina in this small East Texas town. What now?

Topics: Gender, Texas Rape

Antoine Dodson Endorses

Antoine Dodson Endorses “Sex Offender Tracker” App

by Jorge Rivas on October 25 2010, 4:24PM

It’s a nasty business, but Dodson continues to show savvy in exploiting his Internet fame.

Topics: Antoine Dodson, Gender & Sexuality, Technology

Military Women's Reproductive Rights Under Seige

Military Women’s Reproductive Rights Under Seige

by Michelle Chen on August 30 2010, 4:00PM

The Pentagon has long kept service women under the grip of draconian restrictions on abortion services.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, On Gender

Groups Press Justice Department on Prison Rape

Groups Press Justice Department on Prison Rape

by Michelle Chen on August 18 2010, 11:23AM

Groups call for an end to the culture of impunity that looms over the incarcerated.

Topics: Criminal Justice, On Gender

“Culture” Cop-Out Won’t Stop Rape in Eastern Congo

by Michelle Chen on July 13 2010, 9:36AM

The brutal war in eastern Congo has become synonymous with rape as a military tactic. Sensationalism combines with subrosa racism to dull the international response.

Topics: Global Affairs, On Gender

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